This locale is bounded by Lombard Street to the north, Washington Avenue to the south, Columbus Boulevard to the east, and 6th Street to the west. A historic Philadelphia neighborhood, Queen Village boasts the distinction of being the Mason-Dixon Line’s initial survey point. Philadelphia's first neighborhood has changed its personality several times since the Swedes settled it in the 1630s.
With a Walk Score of 93, Queen Village’s quaint, tree-lined streets replete with well-designed rowhomes and understated yet chichi neighborhood eateries make any neighborhood stroll an enjoyable one. Located near the Delaware River, South Street, and Fabric Row, residents will find plenty to do when venturing from Queen Village’s, bird-chirping streets. With a wealth of history amongst the neighborhood’s well-designed homes, Queen Village is one of Philadelphia’s highly-desired residential neighborhoods. Expect a tight-knit, fourth generation, community vibe, fabulous green space and parks, awesome shopping, public art and no shortage of yummy food and drink at bragworthy restaurants and pubs. Queen Village is also home to the state’s oldest house of worship: Gloria Dei (Old Swedes’) Church (916 S. Swanson St.) Work on the church started in 1697, and it was consecrated on July 2, 1700. A Lutheran church until 1845 and an Episcopal congregation.
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